DIATOM EXTRACELLULAR POLYMERIC SUBSTANCES: FUNCTION, FINE STRUCTURE, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSIOLOGY
We thank Dr. Greta Frysell for her assistance with marine diatom growth habitat determinations and Dr. Edward Theriot for his identification of Stephanodiscus minutus. This work was supported in part by a grant from the Office of Naval Research N00014-91-J-1108 (to K.D.H. and M.R.G.). We also thank Dr. Susan Brawley and two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. This is Journal Series No. 10380 of the Agricultural Research Division, University of Nebraska- Lincoln.